HONORING ONE OF THE GREATEST SINGER SONGWRITERS TO WALK ON EARTH, BILL WITHERS
RIP singer-songwriter and musician Bill Withers born on July 4, 1938. He wrote and sung some of the greatest songs in music history, including "Ain't No Sunshine" (1971), "Grandma's Hands" (1971), "Use Me" (1972), "Lean on Me" (1972), "Lovely Day" (1977), and "Just the Two of Us" (1980).
Withers, the youngest of six children, was born in the small coal-mining town of Slab Fork, West Virginia, He won three Grammy Awards and was nominated for six more. His life was the subject of a popular 2009 documentary film Still Bill. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005 and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015. Two of his songs were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Withers worked as a professional musician for just 15 years, from 1970 to 1985, after which he moved on to other occupations. We lost Bill this year on March 30, 2020, he was 81 years young.
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